For over a decade Women in Film has sponsored films at SIFF as a Community Partner. Here are some local films screening at SIFF that WIF members had a hand in.
Check here for more information as we get closer to the festival, and support your local filmmakers!
The Most Dangerous Year
Director: Vlada Knowlton
Director of Photography: Lulu Gargiulo
In 2016 a group of Washington State families with transgender kids join the fight against the wave of discriminatory anti-transgender legislation sweeping through the nation and into their home state. With the help of a coalition of state lawmakers and civil rights activists, these families embark on an uncharted journey of fighting to protect and preserve their children's human rights and civil liberties in this present-day civil rights movement.
Tuesday, May 29, 6:30 PM SIFF Cinema Egyptian
Saturday, June 2, 1:00 PM Shoreline Community College
Director, Writer: Megan Griffiths
13-year-old Sadie (Sophia Mitri Schloss) lives with her mother (Melanie Lynskey) while her father, who she is extremely attached to, serves repeated tours in the military. When her mother starts dating a new man (John Gallagher Jr.), Sadie refuses to accept the divide between her parents and takes measures to end the relationship. Sadie’s interest in war, violence, and guns spawns the idea of using warfare to safeguard her family.
Sunday, May 27, 2:30 PM SIFF Cinema Egyptian
Wednesday, June 6, 6:45 PM SIFF Cinema Egyptian
Legends of the PNW Screening
From dancing to deviltry, this diverse array of local shorts puts the breadth of our local talented filmmaking community on full display.
Sunday, May 28, 12:00 PM, SIFF Cinema Uptown
Women in Film Seattle Members with short films at SIFF 2018:
- I See Through You, Director, Lael Rogers, Screening in Legends of the PNW
I See Through You takes place in a universe where women wear synthetic masks that never age. The film follows two people at different stages of their relationship. As their romance sparks in the past, their relationship deteriorates in the present, as the man grows weary of her artificial face.
- Always, Director Angela DiMarco, Screening in Legends of the PNW
A couple who have just lost their child must readapt in their relationship and within themselves.
- Geoduck, Director, Tracy Rector, Screening in Through Her Indigenous Eyes
An indigenous fisherwoman reveals the exceptional challenges of harvesting geoduck.
- Mehndi, Director Sudeshna Sen, Screening in Legends of the PNW
Secrets shared at an Indian bridal shower forever change two young women.
- Shell No, Director, Tracy Rector, Screening yet to be announced
The protests against oil production from Standing Rock to Seattle's oil rig are invigorated by the music of Khu.éex'.
Do you have a film that you worked on for SIFF 2018? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know! We'll give you a shoutout!